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Hawaii town shows how to live with lava

| |Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Ten miles from the Hawaii town of Pahoa that is being menaced by a stream of lava from Kilauea volcano, there's another community that was almost entirely swallowed by the molten rock nearly 30 years ago.

RBS sets aside $639 million for currency probe

|Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Royal Bank of Scotland, which is majority-owned by the U.K. government, has set aside 400 million pounds ($639 million) to cover potential fines arising from international investigations into alleged manipulation of foreign currency trading.

Heavy security as Israel reopens Jerusalem site

|Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Israel has reopened a contested Jerusalem holy site and deployed hundreds of security personnel amid rising tensions in the city.

Japan's huge pension fund to boost share purchases

| |Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Japan's $1.1 trillion public pension fund on Friday approved a plan to double its holdings of shares and cut back sharply on bonds to help improve its investment returns.

Hungary suspends Internet tax after huge protests

|Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Hungary's prime minister says the government will suspend a planned tax on Internet use and reconsider the matter next year.

Africans worst responders in Ebola crisis

| |Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

The head of Africa's continental body did not get to an Ebola-hit country until last week — months after alarm bells first rang and nearly 5,000 deaths later.

Tropical Storm Vance moving slowly in Pacific

|Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Tropical Storm Vance is moving slowly in the Pacific far from Mexico's coast.

Chinese official allegedly hides $33M in bribes

|Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Investigators in China say they have found more than 200 million yuan ($33 million) in cash at the home of an official suspected of taking bribes, in the country's largest cash seizure ever.

Greek police clear apartment used by rebel monks

|Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Dozens of Greek police have taken part in an operation to clear an apartment used as the headquarters of a rebel monastery whose monks have been declared schismatic by the Orthodox Church.

The nation's weather

| |Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

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